• Ford Fiesta Celebrates 35 Years of Production. 

  • Introduced in 1976, over two million MkI Fiestas were built.

  • The sporty XR2 model appeared in MkII guise in 1984. 

  • MkIII Fiesta appeared in 1989 and was available in three-door - such as the S model shown here - or, for the first time, five-door formats.

  • The 1996 MkIV had an aerodynamic shape. 

  • In 1999, the MkIV received a facelift to give it a New Edge look.

  • The MkV was revealed in 2001 and was launched in 2002, with advanced common rail diesel engines available.

  • Ford Fiesta. The UK's number 1 best seller, representing 34 successive years of Ford car sales leadership in the UK

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Ford kicked off the Fiesta Movement in 2010, but the little hatchback's history goes back 35 years. In 1976, Ford launched the Fiesta, and since then, it's gone on to sell 15 million units. The latest iteration joined the family in 2010, and Ford's keeping it fresh for 2011 with new colors and upgrades to the highest trim level.